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Buhari promises to treat all Nigerians equally

2015-04-01 22:32
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan speaks to the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Muhammad Sani Sidi as Governor of Borno State Kashim Shettima looks on, during a surprise visit to Maiduguri, on January 15, 20 ~ OLATUNJI OMIRIN

Abuja - Newly elected president, Muhammadu Buhari said that he is to extend a hand of friendship to the outgoing Goodluck Jonathan, Naij reported.

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This comes after a resentful presidential campaign in which both candidates were guilty of contributing to a feisty relationship between the opposing political parties.

Buhari was speaking after receiving the Certificate of Return as the president-elect, which was awarded to him by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Jonathan received praise from heads of state, including the U.S and UK commending him on conceding defeat in a gracious manner.

Buhari added that he had no grievances against anyone and that he had no ill will against Jonathan and his party.

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Read more on: apc  |  muhammadu buhari  |  abuja  |  politics

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